Review: Rock of Ages (Tour)

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 at the Grand Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Rock of Ages. What a half marvellous, half bamboozling mess of a rock devil-may-care extravaganza! By the end of the first act I was mulling over the probability of a ‘this show does not know what the hell it is’ verdict. It seems to... Continue Reading →

Review: Abigail’s Party (Touring)

Tuesday 29th January 2019 at The Grand Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mike Leigh’s 1977 comedy Abigail’s Party is a beautifully preserved microcosm of seventies trends, etiquette and values. It’s also a very neat reflection of timeless relationship dynamics, making it ever relevant and entertaining - one look at the current housing market tells you that... Continue Reading →

Dracula: The Bloody Truth – Stupedously Ridiculous with a Side of Silliness

Saturday 29th September 2018 at The Grand Theatre and Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Le Navet Bete’s Dracula the Bloody Truth is stupendously and proudly ridiculous. An homage to everything silly and a celebration of everything remotely farcical about melodramatic nineteenth century thrillers, its a non-stop display of fast-paced fun. Although it sells itself as a... Continue Reading →

Hedda Gabler: Masterfully Intense

Thursday 22nd February 2018 at Grand Opera House York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In what is a truly riveting production, Lizzy Watts simmers, flares and spits as the seminal Henrik Ibsen character Hedda Gabler. This new version from Patrick Marber, directed by Ivo van Hove, is a heavily dramatic and masterfully intense staging of a classic text. Currently touring... Continue Reading →

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